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. the battle is between the as and giants and also with the city of oakland. again, if you remember back in september mayor quan campaigned to keep all three sports teams in oakland and hosting the oakland loves our sports team week. >> mayor quan is trying to create coliseum city. but they want to keep the as, raiders around warriors in the same complex to create a stadium mall, shopping, apartments, what not. it's the only city in the bay area that has three of the six major pro franchises. >> reporter: these guidelines would be the first significant move from the baseball commissioner's office since the committee was set up after the as first unveiled plans to move to san jose years ago. the story doesn't mention the specific guidelines and leaders of both the giants and the as aren't commenting. live in the newsroom, cate caugiran, kpix 5. >>> new developments in the murder case against olympian oscar pistorius. a judge may decide today whether to allow him out on bail. he is charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend. now we're learning th
died so that is the latest from the scene in redwood city. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> some developing news we're following this morning am a judge could decide at any moment whether to grant oscar pistorius bail. the olympic track star cried in court again this morning. he is charged with premeditated murder in the death of his girlfriend reeva steenkamp. she was shot to death inside his home on valentine's day. he claims he thought she was an intruder. pistorius's lawyers say he is too famous to flee bail and should be released from jail until his trial. >>> a shooting, a crash and a fiery explosion all on the vegas strip. this morning a massive manhunt now for the gunman in three states including here in california. it started yesterday with a fight outside the aria hotel. bullets flew from a range rover into a maserati as both cars raced down the boulevard. the result, a fiery crash involving several vehicles. three people died, one of the victims and the owner of that maserati kenneth cheri an aspiring oakland rapper. >> r
in salinas for 10- month-old angel negron. she was found dead off highway 183 just outside the city limits on tuesday. the boyfriend of the girl's mother was later arrested. >>> state senator jerry hill has a news conference planned today to introduce a bill related to the san bruno gas explosion. he's it's in response to the public utilities commission to abruptly suspend public hearings last year. those hearings were to determine how much pg&e would be fined for the deadly explosion and fire. >>> everyone was watching the oscars last night. >> i was busy coming back from salinas visiting family down there. what a beautiful weekend. a little breezy on saturday, sunday was very nice. today a nice day although we have seen a couple of patches of fog along the coastline, high clouds overhead. some 30s and 40s outside right now if you are stepping out there. a little chilly in the valleys but not too bad. throughout the day you have this weak system sliding to the north. you can see most of the energy again bringing some showers up in that direction. we
alert a fatal accident we're watching in redwood city. we are continuing to get some more details from chp. the road is closed right there at bayshore road and seaport boulevard so this may impact traffic heading into the port of redwood city. we understand it was a solo car accident. the person hit a fire hydrant and went through a fence. the person killed was ejected from the vehicle. so we're sending a news crew to the scene. we'll bring you a live update from that area of redwood city very shortly. in the meantime outside here's a live look at the golden gate bridge. everywhere else is "friday light" across the bay area. no other big hot spots on your major roads. so here's a live look at the milpitas drive westbound 237, flowing nicely out of milpitas towards sunnyvale and now let's look at the bay bridge where we know folks may be heading into san francisco if you are getting a head start. so far not a lot of company on the road across the upper deck. that's a check of your "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >> i'll take it, liz. tha
today. a man and a woman were found bound and gagged on a city street back in december. the man had been shot and eventually died. police say the suspect and the victims knew each other. >>> it is 4:34 now. today the san jose city council votes on a ban on styrofoam food containers at restaurants. the containers clutter waterways, clog landfills and threaten wildlife. owners say it would push up container costs and they don't have alternatives that work well. >>> officials in san bruno will take up the issue of gun violence. tonight the city council will consider a resolution that would support legislation at the state and federal levels. councilmembers are also trying to come up with local measures that would be effective. tonight city council's meeting starts at 7:00. >>> another milestone for the upcoming america's cup yacht race. a ribbon-cutting is going to be tonight at the terminal in san francisco the headquarters for the 34th america's cup. if you were looking at the bay yesterday, a couple of oracle boats were out there sailing. >>> 4:3
of the city's almost 100 officers took the day off yesterday to mourn. many of them will be returning to work today as i mentioned. but it's going to be up to them. the chief says that they should be able to take their time to mourn the loss of their fallen brother and sister. live in santa cruz, anne makovec, kpix 5. >>> we can understand why they want the time off. i guess in the meantime the santa cruz county sheriff's office have been keeping the peace in santa cruz? >> reporter: yeah. the police chief here says the only difference between the two officers is what they are wearing on patrol different uniforms obviously. but other law enforcement officers have really stepped up to the plate in this unprecedented tragedy. >> all united together. thank you, anne makovec live in santa cruz. >>> the gunman's own father described his son as a ticking time bomb. jeremy goulet's criminal background also cases of being a peeping tom. he was arrested for that in portland, oregon in 2007 and in berkeley last august. neighbors there called police about f
hours as the head of the catholic church. this is a live look at the scene in vatican city. the 85-year-old delivered his last message to followers after serving nearly 8 years as pope. vinita nair has more on the sendoff and the process to replace him. >> reporter: pope benedict rode through st. peter's square in his trademark popemobile for the last time. he kissed babies and waved to tens of thousands of people who gathered to see him. the 85-year-old delivered his final message after serving nearly 8 years as pontiff. pope benedict told the crowd he will keep faithful in his prayers and has great trust in the future of the church. tomorrow he will become the first pope to abdicate in 600 years. this group of pilgrims took a bus from germany to rome. vatican officials say even in his retirement pope benedict will be known as emeritus pope son when a new pontiff is elected there will be two popes living just yards away from each other in vatican city. critics say having a pope with the same key aides serving them is a conflict. while the situati
. the city did yellow tag 6 homes which means there was extensive water damage and building inspectors will check to see if they are structurally safe. in addition to that, we can expect those utility workers again to be back out here this morning. what they are trying to do is repair this road and the sinkhole as quickly as possible. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, back to you. >> yeah, cate. the damage is pretty extensive out there. what role is the city taking in all this? >> reporter: from what i understand yesterday when i spoke with officials, they said the city is prepared to pay for the clean-up and the repair to these homes. >> all right. well, a lot of work yet to be done. cate caugiran live for us here in the city. thanks, cate. >>> oakland mayor jean quan is upbeat about the city's future despite a recent uptick in crime. the issue was the main focus of her annual state of the city address last night. quan admitted it will be tough to meet the goal of increasing the police force from 600 to 800 officers in five years b
the toll plaza where traffic is moving okay right now out of the east bay heading towards foster city but you may find some delays around midspan. coming into the east bay, traffic looks okay on eastbound 92. so pack your chains. chains are required this morning on 80, 50 and 88 if you are planning a trip towards the san jose. they are in effect on 80 between kingvale and donner lake. all lanes are back open. we are watching a crash early this morning in castro valley eastbound 80 approaching strobridge. things are looking okay through the castro valley y one of our traffic sensors showing 58 miles per hour and a quick south bay look. so far, so good through downtown san jose on 280, guadalupe parkway and 101. that is "timesaver traffic." back to you guys. >>> the storm could cause more problems for a danville family trying to clean up after a 50- foot oak tree came crashing down on their home. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in danville. quite the mess there? >> reporter: yes, there is a lot to clean up at this danville home. that tree did a nu
of the city both directions of 4 moving at the limit. other roads across the bay area, 64 miles per hour into berkeley this morning. no delays on the eastshore freeway. 18 minutes between the carquinez bridge to the maze. golden gate bridge they should be doing some lane changes usually within the half hour. but so far no big problems through marin county in san francisco. that is traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> well, bay area drivers are feeling the pain at the pump but there may be relief soon from high gas prices. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is in emeryville to explain what's going on, how much is it there, cate. >> reporter: let's look. here at the shell station in emeryville a gallon of regular is $4.23 but there is good news according to a new lundberg survey. drivers could be paying less. the survey says the average price for gas has jumped 20 cents over the past two weeks. and prices spiked 54 cents over nine weeks. the study's authors say the causes for the hikes in prices are now out of the picture. crude oil prices are start
extra officers to oakland at least for a few more weeks. the city council last night voted to approve $162,000 to continue the program for another 60 days. the chp has been supplementing the understaffed oakland police department at no charge since last november. the agreement was scheduled to end at the end of this month. >>> people in one oakland hills neighborhood have come up with their own plan to deal with the city's understaffed police force. they are paying for private security patrols. 62 households will each pay about 60 bucks a month for one guard to patrol a half mile radius in the oakmoore area. it's led to a rise in home burglaries. >> i would say the last six months it feels worse in the neighborhood. >> some have criticized mayor quan who lives in the oakland moore area. the private patrol is expected to begin in a week. >>> and oakland is one of several local police departments starting to hire more officers according to the "san mateo county times" which did a study of 13 bay area law enforcement agencies including san jose, san f
. >>> another round of rain is moving through the bay area overnight. this is the city last night. let's get the latest from lawrence karnow. >> cold enough out there that i think we are going to see some snow. the sun comes up and it looks like snow across our mountains. it should be interesting this morning as we have some cold temperatures in place and showers beginning to sag a little bit further to the south right now. you can see it on our high-def doppler radar. some of that moisture really south of the golden gate bridge and becoming more widely scattered and i think that will be the case throughout the morning. still, you can see some pockets of moderate amounts of rainfall. you can see that along the 580 near dublin seeing good rainfall there maybe some more snow across the mountains too. snow level down to about 2500 feet. look at that. you can see all that cold air and low, you get an idea of the circulation as the system sags to the south. once it moves by the low will drag the moisture with it. we'll dry out in the afternoon. the temperatur
that crashed in their country in 2011. the video shows an aerial view of an airport in a city said to be a u.s. drone base in kandahar, afghanistan. iran claimed it has used the drone to built its own unmanned aircraft. so far no official comment on the video from the united states. >>> and expect a lot of questions about the u.s. policies on drone attacks today as lawmakers question president obama's nominee to lead the cia. white house counter-terrorism chief john brennan will appear before the senate intelligence committee. his confirmation hearing is expected to come just hours after lawmakers received a classified report on the rationale for drone strikes targeting americans who work with al qaeda overseas. >>> the federal government is already preparing for $1.2 trillion in across the board budget cuts. they will kick in if congress fails to agree on a different budget plan by the end of the month. as susan mcginnis reports, the pentagon is already slashing military costs. >>> reporter: the uss truman was scheduled to pull out of norfolk
victims around in a giant suv. >>> the city of san jose is changing a policy on streetlights and will turn them back on in many areas. 900 had been turned off saving the city nearly $100,000 a year in energy bills. it was mostly lights out on main arteries in the city but the bill clintonouts led to problems especially in alum rock. >> we have seen a rise in graffiti and property crime. one thing that the streets are relying on is lights from the property. that's not acceptable. we need streetlights to come on. >> the city council approved funding to turn all the lights back on at a rate of 200 lights per month. >>> oakland city council is being asked to spend $162,000 to keep the chp on patrol in oakland for two more months. the highway patrol has been footing the bill for those patrols since november. but that will end at the end of this month. if the city agrees to pay for it, the chp will provide 10 officers and two supervisors in march and april. >>> the drakes bay oyster company is making a final push to keep the company run. a u.s.
was killed in a car accident in redwood city this morning. she was driving down east bay shore road and seaport boulevard at 2:30 a.m. her car hit a fire hydrant, she was ejected and the car kept going. redwood city police have shut down traffic in both directions as the investigation continues. >>> las vegas officers are reviewing surveillance video of a shooting and fiery crash on the vegas strip. now a massive manhunt under way for the gunman in three states including california. officers say it started yesterday with a fight outside the area hotel following a show. bullets flew from a range rover into a maserati as both cars raced down the boulevard. three people died one of the victims and the owner of the maserati was kenneth cherry an aspiring rapper from oakland. >> ran over there to help the dude in the maserati pilled him out the maserati and tried to give him some cpr. he was breathing at that time but ambulance came and i don't think he made it. >> officers are still looking for the black range rover with out of state paper dealer plat
but obviously it's still so early not causing much of a delay getting into the city and a quick check near the dublin interchange, westbound and eastbound 580 both at the limit. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> and we thank you, liz. >>> a maritime safety group may adopt some new rules on thursday limiting ships from staying under the bay bridge during foggy conditions. this follows an accident last month when an empty tanker called the overseas reymar struck the base of a tower and now a working group of the harbor safety committee recommends barring ships from sailing north under the bay bridge when visibility is a half mile or less. >>> petaluma bar pilot whose container ship struck the bay bridge in 2007 is suing to get his mariners license back. an investigation determined john cota failed to disclose he was on description medication which may have been a factor in the crash. the accident spilled 53,000 gallons of oil killing almost 7,000 birds in the bay. >>> the countdown to the opening of the new bay bridge span is on. kpix 5 is a proud tele
the city limits on tuesday. the boyfriend of the girl's mother is under arrest. >>> plenty of new tips for investigators about the prime suspect in the las vegas strip shooting. police are looking for 26-year- old ammar harris. they say he shot and killed aspiring rapper kenneth cherry. tips have been pouring in. police found his range rover over the weekend. >>> a man who managed to fight off an armed robber also managed to help palo alto police come up with a sketch of the suspect. this is a drawing now of the man wanted for trying to rob the victim at a downtown parking garage friday night. the victim says the armed man rode up on a bike and tried to rob him but the victim fought with him and the robbery was foiled. there have been at least three similar cases in downtown palo alto in recent weeks. >>> we are about three weeks away from spring and it looks good. >> beautiful weekend. >> yeah. feltlike. >> a little taste of spring coming our way again this week as temperatures will be in the 70s just the way you guys like it. a lotta's fountain i
for the suspect accused of killing a 13-year- old suisun city girl. officers arresting anthony lamar jones last week. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen whose body was found in fairfield in allan witt park. they had jones under 24-hour surveillance after the murder, according to police. >>> the fight against prop 8 ban on same-sex marriage gets support from the city of san jose. >> the city council has voted to join san francisco in arguing against proposition 8 when the united states supreme court hears arguments next month. a san jose vote was 9-1 with mayor reed casting the only no vote. >>> let's check weather. i hear raindrop or raindrops perhaps? >> maybe two if we're lucky but right now it's all about the sunshine. we have patchy fog outside right now but it looks like as we head throughout the day that's going to clear out and a lot of sunshine and warmer temperatures coming your way. still chilly to begin with in the valleys. boy, hovering just above freezing and some patchy fog into the santa rosa area. 34 in napa, 36 in livermore and
espinoza out of union city last seen running along the bank of the san lorenzo creek in the area of lewelling boulevard. police initially attempted to make a routine traffic stop. he allegedly got out of his car and took off. an officer caught up with him and tried to make an arrest. he allegedly tried to grab that officer's gun. then the suspect's girlfriend came out of a motel room and distracted the officer. that's when espinoza got away. >>> a santa clara man accused of making a death threat against state senator leland yee will be arraigned today in superior court and this morning, bomb experts continue to search basham's home. they say they found guns and explosive materials inside the house and yesterday they found some explosive devices. >> unlike the substance they found earlier in this investigation, which were incomplete, they were in the process of being completed and finished, these actual items were complete and they were ready to use. >> a police bomb unit from neighboring san jose carefully removed the devices and drove them to
a 13-year-old suisun city girl is due in court wednesday. anthony lamar jones of fairfield was ahe is ared friday. he is suspected of killing genelle conway allen who was found a week earlier in fairfield's allan witt park. restraining order documents obtained by the fairfield daily republic suggest jones had grown increasingly violent in the days before the murder. in the documents jones's estranged wife described a recent incident in which they were together in a car. she says lamar jones said, i don't want to scare you, i have a knife and gun and don't want to die alone. she jumped out of the moving car. the restraining order was issued february1, the day conway allen's body was found. >>> texas governor rick perry is here in california trying to lure away businesses while' high-profile tech company is setting up shop in the silicon valley. kpix 5 reporter elissa harrington is down in sunnyvale where go daddy is about to open an office there. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the building is right behind me and as godaddy.com opens its
links to another armed robbery that happened back in january. >>> the city of oakland is trying several strategies in an effort to curb crime. among them, community forums and workshops part of the save oakland program to let the community have input. this is in addition to newly hired split consultant bill bratton a former police chief in los angeles and new york. >> mr. bratton, when he comes in, is going to be focusing on improvements to the police to strengthen the reaction to crime including performance management, intelligence and investigative capability, including how personnel are assigned. >> in addition, more police officers are being trained effort in to increase patrols. >>> the san francisco police commission will hold a community forum on whether to arm some officers with tasers the last of three public hearings scheduled at 6:00 at the bayview opera house. 4:38. >>> i was at tahoe, gorgeous. >> did you see the pictures? >> that fresh powder to ski on? yeah. >> it was beautiful up there. >> you missed it. it was terrible around
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